The defender naming Juninho who was forced out on Tuesday night after a 3-0 loss which he faced to PSV which happened prior to the match when FIFA ruled out the eight-match suspension clause which he picked up in Brazil which was valid following up with his summer transfer which was to the Danish side. the age of the defender is 26 years old and he received the ban after a brawl which took place between Bahia and Ceara in which six players were punished for being unprofessional with a total number of 54 matches.
FC Midtjylland Ineligible
He served two of the penalties in Brazil as he moved to Midtjylland which they signed from its parent club naming Palmeiras, he then went on to become the center back when they won against Celtic with a score of 2-1 which happened last week as it was seen, Awer Mabil neutralized Callum McGregor’s stunning opener which happened before Raphael Onyedika won the tie in extra time.
It has been confirmed by Midtjylland, they have been told to make the players sit prior to the suspension and their trip which is to Rotterdam which is scheduled for Tuesday in the evening and they are appealing the suspension of the player.
It has been written by them on their website, there have been several quarantines which have been allocated by the Brazilian Football Federation which happened after there has been a disciplinary case in the match that was played in Brazil which includes the defender who has been rewarded with 8 match suspension.
FIFA was in a tough spot as they had to assess whether the quarantine was valid directing towards national or is it going to be worldwide. There was a meeting in the afternoon for Fifa’s disciplinary committee and it has been decided to go on with the 8 matches being in the stands as they further stated, two of them has already been served in Brazil.
The information has been passed out bu UEFA which has happened few hours ago and this is the reason why Junhino has been forced out of the showdown and is going to be out in the next 5 upcoming matches. and this has happened way too many times to Celtic as they have benefited from many a times in the last decade because of their opponents having ineligible players which can be seen throughout the history of UEFA.